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Former Governor of Jharkhand Born: June 20, 1958 (age 64 years), Odisha, India Spouse: Shyam Charan Murmu Education: Ramadevi Women’s University Parents: Biranchi Narayan Tudu Party: Bharatiya Janata Party Previous offices: Governor of Jharkhand (2015–2021), Member of Odisha Legislative Assembly (2000–2009) Children: Itishri Murmu Full Name Draupadi Murmu Date of Birth 20 Jun 1958 (Age 64) Place of Birth Baidaposi village, Mayurbhanj, Odisha Party name Bharatiya Janta Party Education Graduate Profession Teacher, Social Worker, Politician, Father’s Name Biranchi Narayan Tudu Mother’s Name Not Known Spouse’s Name Late Shyam Charan Murmu Spouse’s Profession Bank Employee Children 2 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)
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Draupadi Murmu is an Indian politician. She is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. She is the official nominee of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the 2022 presidential election. She previously served as the ninth Governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021. Coming from the state of Odisha, Murmu is the first governor of Jharkhand to complete the five year term, and the first person, belonging to a scheduled tribe, to be nominated to the post of President of India. Draupadi Murmu was born in a Santali tribal family on June 20, 1958, in Baidaposi village of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha, to Biranchi Narayan Tudu. Both her father and grandfather were village heads under the Panchayati Raj system. Draupadi Murmu married Shyam Charan Murmu. The couple had two sons, both of whom died, and a daughter. Murmu started out as a school teacher before entering state politics. She worked as an assistant professor at the Shri Aurobindo Integral Education and Research, Rairangpur and as a Junior Assistant at the irrigation department of the Government of Odisha. Murmu joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 1997 and was elected as the councillor of the Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat. She also served as the national vice-president of Bharathiya Janata Party Scheduled Tribes Morcha. During the Bharatiya Janata Party and Biju Janata Dal coalition government in Odisha, she was the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Commerce and Transport from March 6, 2000 to August 6, 2002 and Fisheries and Animal Resources Development from August 6, 2002 to May 16, 2004. She is former Odisha Minister and an MLA from Rairangpur Assembly constituency in the years 2000 and 2004. She was conferred Nilkantha Award for best MLA by Odisha Legislative Assembly in 2007. She was the first woman Governor of Jharkhand. She was the first female adivasi leader from Odisha to get appointed as a governor of an Indian state. In June 2022, the BJP nominated Murmu as the National Democratic Alliance’s candidate for President of India for the 2022 election the following month. In her family Draupadi Murmu is accompanied by her only daughter, Itishree Murmu who is a bank-employer and her son-in-law, Ganesh Hembram who is a rugby player. Draupadi Murmu is an Indian politician, the former cabinet minister of Odisha and the former governor of Jharkhan. She is also at present the NDA candidate for presidential election 2022.